Master programme in Management of Conservation Areas: Let’s talk about it!

Source: E.C.O. Institute of Ecology Facebook page

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The Master programme in Management of Conservation Areas (MCA) opens international career paths in the management of Protected Areas, national parks, biosphere reserves or world heritage sites. The programme is offered by the E.C.O. Institute of Ecology together with the Carinthian University of Applied Sciences. Attend the info sessions to learn more!

Join the MCA Information Afternoons!

For anyone interested in the MCA Master programme, the E.C.O. Institute of Ecology is holding Information Afternoons in three different cities. The first session already took place in Klagenfurt (Austria) on Thursday 7 November, but if you have missed it, there are still two more to come in the following weeks.

Within the information afternoons, the MCA Team will present the programme, the teaching contents and the career prospects.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more and ask all your question!

For registrations and more information contact Caroline Fiedler at .

Information Afternoon in Bern, November 21

The second Information session will take place in Bern (Switzerland), on the 21st November 2019. The MCA Team will welcome you in the Berner Generationenhaus from 17:00 to 19:00.

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Source: MMCA flyer,

Information Afternoon in Frankfurt am Main, November 27

The third info session will be held in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) on November 27th, at the Toyoko Inn Hotel, between 17:00 and 19:00.

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MMCA Frankfurt

About the MCA Master programme

Unique in Europe, the comprehensive academic education allows for career growth in Protected Area management, in research and education, as well as in NGOs or international organizations. The key elements of the skills-oriented education are international cooperation and transcultural learning and working.

The study program comprises 120 ECTS, culminating in a Masters degree (M.Sc.) graduation. The course takes four semesters and can be completed while working full-time. In total, 64 attendance days are structured into eight modules of five to 13 days each. The courses take place at the Carinthian University of Applied Sciences as well as in selected Protected Areas in Central and Eastern Europe.

Next round: February 2020 – February 2022 (Application deadline: November 30, 2019).